Dodgy Business: A fabulous story
As human stories go, it doesn't get much better the Brawn Grand Prix team's journey from near extinction to the top step of the Melbourne podium...
What a fabulous story. Doom and gloom, people worrying about their mortgages, children and futures one minute, and finishing 1-2 in the Australian Grand Prix the next. As human stories go, it doesn't get much better than Brawn Grand Prix. Okay, it might have been accomplished over 15 months with a lot of Honda money but it was worth the air fare to Melbourne just to see John Button's face.
Throughout the weekend the excitement, enthusiasm and pure enjoyment writ large over the faces of Button and Barrichello, was infectious. And not once did they miss the opportunity to explain that it was not about them, but everyone in the team in such trying times. It was genuine and unprompted. For Jenson and Rubens, in varying measure, it was relief and gratitude speaking.
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